(BEDFORD, IA) – Simmons Agency of Bedford, IA has earned the Community Service Award from insurance carrier MutualAid eXchange (“MAX”).  The MAX Community Service Award recognizes Simmons Agency’s significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, and dedication.

Randal Simmons heads the agency.  Earlier this summer, Randal and his team participated in the MAX Agent Community Grant Program, where they chose Tinker Tots Preschool to be a recipient.  Tinker Tots Preschool’s mission is to provide quality preschool and childcare services at affordable rates.  A $2,000 grant was given towards the purchase of new playground equipment.

“At Simmons Agency, we try to fulfill the same values of fairness, faith and social responsibility that MAX believes in, whether it’s at work or volunteering in the community,” Simmons said.

Simmons Agency is an independent insurance agency representing MAX Insurance® in Bedford and surrounding areas.  MAX Insurance®, based in Overland Park, KS, is a unique fair, faithful and socially responsible insurance enterprise.  Founded on religious principles, the company’s mission is to restore wholeness to communities and individuals in need.  It lives out its mission through a variety of quality, fairly-priced insurance products, outstanding personalized customer service and its unique Mutual Aid Ministries program.

“MAX is a company built on faith, strong values and service to others.  That’s the kind of independent agents we look for and we’re proud to recognize Simmons Agency for being among the best of these,” said David Wine, President and Chief Executive Officer of MAX.

Simmons Agency is located at 514 Court Street, Bedford, IA 50833.  Phone: 712-523-2414. Email randy@simmonsia.com.  Website:  www.simmonsagencyia.com.

MAX Insurance® is headquartered at 4400 College Boulevard, Suite 250, Overland Park, KS 66211.  Phone:  877-971-6300.  To learn more about MAX, visit www.maxinsurance.com.

Photo:  Jenice and Randal Simmons receiving their award